Welcome! We are excited you are considering joining us in passing on our beautiful Catholic faith!  When we use the term ‘catechist’ we refer to all those who are participating in the task of bringing others closer to Christ in our Faith Formation program – this includes teens and adults, as well as those who serve as small group facilitators and session volunteers.

There are several opportunities to answer Jesus’ call to “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations”!  We invite you to come in person to the Office of Faith Formation, but you can also request to be contacted by selecting Contact Me!

Qualities:

  • a desire to grow in and share the Catholic faith
  • an awareness of God’s grace and the desire to respond to that grace
  • a commitment to live a sacramental and pray-filled life
  • a respect for the teachings of the Church
  • love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, self-control, gentleness and faithfulness
  • a basic understanding of or willingness to learn more about Catholic teaching, Tradition and Scripture
  • honest and caring relationships with the age group being served

 

 

Responsibilities for all volunteers…

  • complete Virtus Training and safe environment paperwork
  • commit to be prepared and on time 
  • commit to ongoing formation in your own faith and prayer life
  • commit to pray for and love the youth and families you are serving

 

 

Opportunities

  • Catechists, Small Group Leaders – those who shepherd the youth and facilitate lessons and discussions (Commitment: 2x/month)
  • Session Support (those who help ensure a safe environment for the children and youth; Commitment: 2x/month)
  • Activity Leader (those who facilitate craft, music, games or kinesthetic learning time; Commitment: 1-2x/month)
  • Office Support (weekday mornings to help with prep and paperwork for programs and events; Commitment:1-2x/month);
  • Special Events Team (helping plan and prepare for youth retreats and family events; Commitment: seasonally)